Preview: Nicholas Hlobo Explores His Heritage and Identity

Nicholas Hlobo reflects on his heritage and identity in this preview of the upcoming “Johannesburg” episode from Season 9 of the “Art in the Twenty-First Century” television series.

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Preview: Hiwa K Pays Homage to a Silent Protest

Hiwa K describes the anecdotal inspirations behind his work in this preview of the upcoming “Berlin” episode from Season 9 of the “Art in the Twenty-First Century” television series.

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Meet the New Art21 Educators: Emily, Megan, Samara, Ben, Ashley, and Steven

Meet the second half of this year’s new cohort of Art21 Educators—passionate teachers who will be joining us today here in New York City for the kickoff of this year’s Summer Institute.   Emily Relf teaches studio art to upper elementary school students at American International School – Riyadh, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Originally from Westford, […]

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Meet the New Art21 Educators: Ariana, Miranda, Jonathan, Rebecca, and Daniel

Introducing the first half of the new Art21 Educators cohort—each bringing a passion for contemporary art in the classroom to Year 8 of the program, which kicks off tomorrow with the annual Summer Institute in New York City.

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Olafur Eliasson Partners with IKEA, Graciela Iturbide Works Acquired by MFA Boston, & Hayv Kahraman on Immigration

A look at this week’s art news, including Olafur Eliasson’s new sustainability partnership with IKEA, the 2018 winners of the Young Architects Program, and thirteen artists responding to the subject of immigration through their work.

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Preview: Stephanie Syjuco Inhabits Contradiction Through Protest Imagery

Stephanie Syjuco stages photographs for her “CITIZENS” series in this preview of the upcoming “San Francisco Bay Area” episode from Season 9 of the “Art in the Twenty-First Century” television series.

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In memoriam: David Goldblatt (1930–2018)

We at Art21 were saddened to hear the news this morning about the passing of the great photographer, David Goldblatt. We join the artist’s family and friends—as well as the generations of artists that have been touched by his work, teachings, and mentorship—in honoring his legacy.

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Preview: Robin Rhode Fortifies His Practice with Humor and Play

Robin Rhode traces the origins of his humor-oriented art practice in this preview of the upcoming “Johannesburg” episode.

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Event: “The Artist as Researcher” featuring Fred Wilson and Andrianna Campbell

Join us for “The Artist as Researcher,” a special public program with artist Fred Wilson.

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Theaster Gates’ “Black Madonna” in Basel, Pedro Reyes on Puppets, & Artists Raised on the Internet

A look at this week’s art news, including Theaster Gates’ new exhibition in Basel, in which the artist has transformed exhibition spaces into active sites of creative production.

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